Saturday, 21 March 2015

The Queue

Crocus queue by Alison Day

At last, the first day of Spring and there's already a queue in the garden ;)

For winter's rains and ruins are over,
And all the season of snows and sins;
The days dividing lover and lover,
The light that loses, the night that wins;
And time remembered is grief forgotten,
And frosts are slain and flowers begotten,
And in green underwood and coverBlossom by blossom the spring begins.    

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)
© Alison Day 

Friday, 13 March 2015

Gold Springtime

Photo by Alison Day

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,

Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
—William Wordsworth

© Alison Day